Huawei Y9a Launched with MediaTek Helio G80 SoC, 64MP Quad Camera Setup: Price, Specifications

Huawei Y9a with the pop-up selfie camera, MediaTek chipset, and more launched in the global market.


Huawei didn’t reveal a lot of products at IFA 2020 event, but the company has a list of devices which it’s planning to launch in the international market soon. Among the others, the company has now launched its latest Huawei Y9a quietly. According to the reports, the smartphone is a tweaked version of the recently launched Huawei Enjoy 20 Plus. Moreover, the smartphone was also listed in two separate certification sites, and a leaked poster of the device also mentioned the device name. Here are the details about the smartphone.

Huawei Y9a Specifications

Huawei Y9a flaunts a 6.63-inch FHD+ (2400×1080 pixels) IPS LCD display with 92 percent screen-to-body-ratio. Thanks to the motorised pop-up selfie camera set up the front panel looks clean without any punch-hole or waterdrop notch. The pop-up camera module accommodates a 16-megapixel camera sensor for selfies and video calls.

As for the optics, the Huawei Y9a features a circular-shaped quad rear camera setup, which looks similar to the one mounted on the Huawei Mate30. However, the camera specifications are different, the Huawei Y9a offers a combination of a 64-megapixel primary camera + 8-megapixel 120 degrees ultra-wide-angle lens + 2-megapixel depth sensor + 2-megapixel macro lens, along with an LED flash.

Under the hood, the Huawei Y9a is powered by the MediaTek G80 SoC, clubbed with 6GB/8GB LPDDR4x RAM, and 128GB UFS 2.1 storage. You can also expand the storage via Huawei’s proprietary NM SD card. Unlike the Enjoy 20 Plus, this one didn’t support 5G connectivity. On the software front, the Huawei Y9a runs EMUI 10.1 based on Android 10 with Huawei Mobile Services.

The smartphone is fuelled by a 4,200mAh non-removable battery with 40W fast charging support in the Middle East, Africa, and some countries in Middle Asia. Other regions will receive 22.5W fast charging support. As of connectivity, the smartphone supports 4G LTE, dual-band WiFi 5, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, 3.5mm headphone jack, and USB Type-C.

According to the company, the smartphone will be up for grabs in Space Silver, Sakura Pink, and Midnight Black colour options. However, Huawei is yet to disclose about price or availability of the smartphone in global markets. Let’s see when the company will unveil the price and at what price it will arrive in the Indian market.